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Horse racing - 20 Jul 2011 - Events
Wednesday 20 July 2011 – Leaders in Racing, the new conference covering the international business of horseracing, which takes place in London on 6th October 2011, is delighted to announce The Jockey Club as a Founding Partner of the event.
Horse racing - 03 Jun 2005
Racing UK, the UK’s leading horseracing channel, has agreed an innovative deal with Vodafone for this Saturday’s Vodafone Derby to become the first leading British sports event to be broadcast live on mobile phone, it was announced today.
Horse racing - 11 Jan 2005
Punchestown Racecourse has secured another major sponsor for its four - day Irish National Hunt Festival in April. The highlight of the opening day of the Irish National Hunt Festival, the €180,000 Grade 1 Two Mile Champion Chase is to be sponsored by the Irish Dairy Board and will be known as The Kerrygold Champion Chase (Grade 1).
Horse racing - 09 Dec 2004
Punchestown Racecourse and Guinness Ireland are delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the Punchestown Gold Cup. The sponsorship agreement means that the prize fund for the race will now be €225,000, an increase of €45,000, making it the richest race of its kind in Ireland.
Horse racing - 09 Dec 2004
Punchestown Racecourse and Guinness Ireland are delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the Punchestown Gold Cup. The sponsorship agreement means that the prize fund for the race will now be €225,000, an increase of €45,000, making it the richest race of its kind in Ireland.
Horse racing - 13 Jul 2004
The 45,000 people who attended the three day Budweiser Irish Derby festival this year, contributed to a strong performance by Irish racing in the first six months of 2004. Figures released today (Tuesday 13th July, 2004), by Horse Racing Ireland, the National Authority for Racing, showed gains across all main areas.
Horse racing - 02 Jul 2004
Leading British bookmaker, Coral, and Sandown Park have signed a new three-year sponsorship deal for one of Britain’s premier flat races, the Group One Coral-Eclipse Stakes, taking this longstanding association through to 2006.
Horse racing - 25 May 2004
AT THE RACES has signed John McCririck as it prepares for the return of live UK racing on Friday 11 June.
Horse racing - 05 May 2004
Leopardstown Racecourse and R & A Bailey & Co. are today delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement for the €1 million flagship race – the Irish Champion Stakes. This sponsorship agreement, which will initially run from 2004 to 2006 inclusive, means that the internationally renowned race will from now on be known as The Baileys Irish Champion Stakes.
Horse racing - 16 Jan 2004
Leopardstown Racecourse is delighted to announce a new and prestigious sponsorship agreement with Lexus Ireland that will see the premium car marque sponsoring the Feature Race on Day 3 of the Christmas Festival. The sponsorship agreement, which runs from 2004 to 2006 inclusive, means that the famous ?150,000 race will from now on be known as The Lexus Chase.
Horse racing - 10 Dec 2003
The Dubai World Cup Committee announced on Tuesday that The Boeing Company will be an Official Supporter of the 2004 Dubai World Cup.
Horse racing - 14 May 2003
The British Horseracing Board has appointed the GEM Group as its retained consumer public relations agency. Reporting to BHB Marketing Director Chris John, GEM’s remit will include assisting BHB in generating positive media coverage about the sport and raising the public profile of racing.
Horse racing - 14 May 2003
The British Horseracing Board has appointed the GEM Group as its retained consumer public relations agency. Reporting to BHB Marketing Director Chris John, GEM’s remit will include assisting BHB in generating positive media coverage about the sport and raising the public profile of racing.
Horse racing - 03 Apr 2003
Last year’s Martell Grand National was one of the most gripping broadcasts of 2002 according to research conducted by Sponsorship Intelligence. Viewers of the live race broadcast on BBC1 produced a loyalty rate of 87% for the 15 minute race slot – i.e. each viewer watched on average 13 minutes of this slot. This level of viewer loyalty is unsurpassed by most sports broadcasts and is traditionally the domain of non-sporting programmes, such as Coronation Street and key news broadcasts.
Horse racing - 25 Feb 2003
Arena Leisure has promoted Kate Hills to Head of Marketing and Public Relations for the racing division within the group.
Horse racing - 30 Sep 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Breeders’ Cup Limited and Guinness today announced that an agreement in principle has been reached for Guinness to become a sponsor of NTRA/Breeders’ Cup and the $13 million Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2002
attheraces, the horseracing media rights company owned equally by Channel 4, BskyB and Arena Leisure, is to carry advertisements and sponsorship having completed a three-year performance-related deal with Dolphin Television Ltd.
Horse racing - 29 May 2002
The first set of audience figures for the attheraces digital channel (Sky Channel 418) were released today for the first four weeks on air, the period 1 - 27 May 2002, following the launch of the channel on 1st May.
Horse racing - 02 May 2002
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Triple Crown Productions and ESPN reached an agreement to renew multiple horseracing series and special event programming through 2008, the three organizations announced today.
Horse racing - 25 Apr 2002
The British Horseracing Board (BHB) today announced plans for a major restructuring of its Board.
Horse racing - 12 Mar 2002
UK sports sponsorship and marketing specialists, Sporting Frontiers today (11 March 2002) announced the launch of the William Hill Eye, which has its first outing at Cheltenham racecourse and on Channel 4 Racing on Tuesday 12 March.
Horse racing - 07 Mar 2002
Alberto-Culver today reached an agreement in principle with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and Breeders' Cup Limited to renew its presenting sponsorship of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, one of eight races comprising the $13 million Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Alberto-Culver has been a Breeders' Cup sponsor for 14 years, most recently in connection with the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, for which it was presenting sponsor in 2000 a
Horse racing - 28 Jan 2002
The Chairman of the Dubai Racing Club, Mr Ali Khamis Al Jafleh, and the Chairman of the Melbourne Racing Club, Mr Kevin Hayes today announced the formation of a partnership creating a new era in international horse racing.
Horse racing - 25 Jan 2002
Greg Nichols, General Manager of Racing Victoria and the man responsible for the past three years for the ever increasing popularity of the Melbourne Cup, has been appointed Chief Executive of the British Horseracing Board.
Horse racing - 20 Dec 2001
Construction equipment giant JCB will make its debut as a sponsor of horseracing by backing the Grade One JCB Triumph Hurdle, which is run at Cheltenham Racecourse on the last day of the National Hunt Festival, Thursday, March 14, 2002.
Horse racing - 18 Dec 2001
attheraces, the horseracing media-rights company, which launched the attheraces.co.uk website last week, today announced a £2 million marketing agreement involving THE SUPER 12 racecourses - Aintree, Ascot, Cheltenham, Doncaster, Epsom, Goodwood, Haydock, Kempton, Newbury, Newmarket, Sandown and York.
Horse racing - 08 Nov 2001
Award-winning Californian winemakers Ernest & Julio Gallo have announced their first ever horse race sponsorship which will see the running of the Ernest & Julio Gallo Trophy at Cheltenham next Friday (November 16). The £20,000-added two-mile handicap chase will be the supporting feature on the day, with live television coverage on Channel Four Racing.
Horse racing - 24 Oct 2001
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Breeders' Cup Limited and NBC Sports have agreed to a four-year extension that will keep the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on NBC through 2005, officials from the organizations announced today at a Times Square press conference.
Horse racing - 25 Sep 2001
The Chairman of World Racing Championships Ltd, Mr J E Bassett III, announced on Friday 21 September that, following discussions with Emirates, it had been mutually agreed that - in the current international climate - the sponsorship by the airline of the Emirates World Series will conclude at the end of the current contract (31 December 2001).
Horse racing - 19 Sep 2001
Super 12 Racing, the new company set up to promote the collective commercial rights of Britain’s top 12 racecourses, has appointed Sportsworld Media Group as its exclusive sponsorship agency.
Horse racing - 14 Aug 2001
attheraces CEO Chris Stoddart today announced the appointment of three additional members of his senior management team to supplement the recruitment of Marketing Director Gavin Bisdee.
Horse racing - 18 Jul 2001
Go Racing is delighted to announce the appointment of Gavin Bisdee as its Marketing Director
Horse racing - 23 Apr 2001
Sponsorship Consulting Limited, the London-based corporate sponsorship marketing and communications specialists, has been appointed by Gerrard, a leading UK private client investment management company, to manage its sponsorship of the expanded horseracing 'Gerrard 2YO Bonus Series' in 2001.
Horse racing - 17 Apr 2001
The Go Racing consortium believes that its contract offers the best value and financial returns for the UK horseracing industry. The strength, commitment and opportunity provided by the Go Racing partners – BskyB, Channel 4, Arena Leisure, the BBC and ntl – provides a significant platform to take the UK horseracing industry forward.
Horse racing - 27 Mar 2001
It was announced today that Gerrard, a leading UK private client investment management company, is to make a further investment in horseracing by increasing its series of 2-year-old flat races from seven races last year to ten races in 2001. The new 'Gerrard 2YO Bonus Series’ (previously branded as the Capel Cure Sharp 2YO Bonus Series) will again be linked by a bonus scheme of £100,000.
Horse racing - 28 Feb 2001
France Galop, France's flat races and steeplechases promoter, have appointed TWI to be their exclusive worldwide agents for the distribution of TV-rights (ex-France for all races owned, controlled and sanctioned by France Galop in France. The agreement between France Galop and TWI takes immediate effect.
Horse racing - 09 Jan 2001
Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Calls for Unity
Horse racing - 29 Nov 2000
Racecourse Association Chooses Go Racing Media Rights Bid
Horse racing - 01 Nov 2000
Arena Leisure Consortium Plans £750m Jackpot for British Racing
Horse racing - 11 Oct 2000
Direct Answers Sponsors Cheltenham Feature Race
Horse racing - 03 Oct 2000
New Tote Sponsorship for Cheltenham
Horse racing - 13 Apr 2000
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